THE FIRST ADMIRAL OF THE U.S. NAVY

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Admiral George Dewey

The rank of Admiral of the U.S. Navy was granted only once in American history
to George Dewey by an act of Congress. President William McKinley signed the 
the measure on March 2, 1899.

 

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William McKinley

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